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Polymer technology
Department / Program Master of Science Program in Chemistry
Course Code 01KİM1262
Type of Course Elective
Level of Course Second Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Spring Semester
Number of National Credit 3
Number of ECTS 6
Name of Lecturer

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Learning Outcomes At the end of the program, the student;
  • Gains theoretical knowledge of polymer technology.
  • Becomes able to do independent or group researches about polymer characterization.
  • Becomes able to follow the literature about polymer characterization. 
Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To develop information at the level of expertise in relevant disciplines (Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry) on the basis of undergraduate knowledge X
 2-  To use the theoretical and practical information in the field of his expertise X
 3-  To understand and analyze the problems encountered in the related field and solve them using the research methods X
 4-  To develop a critical approach to his knowledge and skills acquired and learn to direct them X
 5-  To present the quantitative and qualitative data systematically in the current developments to the researchers in his field and outside the field of area in written, oral and visual form X
 6-  To be able utilize verbal and written communication in a foreign language listed in European Language Portfolio X
 7-  To use computer software in the level required by the area and to be able to use information and communications technologies at advanced level X
 8-  To be able to supervise the related data in the collection, interpretation, implementation and announcement stages by considering the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values and teach them X
 9-  To develop strategy, policy and application areas in his field and evaluate the results obtained in the quality framework X
 10-  To interpret information in his field by combining them with different disciplinary areas and to create a novel knowledge X
Prerequisites absent
Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements absent
Recommended Optional Programme Components absent
Course Content Week Topics
1 Material properties of polymers
2 Synthesis of polymers, stereochemistry of polymers
3 Physical and chemical properties of polymers
4 Mechanical properties of polymers
5 Polymerization techniques
6 Thermoplastic technology
7 Thermoset technology
8 Elastomer technology
9 Polymer composites
10 Fiber technology
11 Polymer films
12 Polymer foams
13 Polymer coatings
14 Additive substances used in polymers
Recommended Readings 1. Polimer Teknolojisi, Mehmet saçak, Gazi Kitabevi, 2008.
Learning Activities and Teaching Methods Lecture
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Mid-Term : 1 20
Quiz :
Assignment : 1 20
Project :
Assignment :
Laboratory :
Other :
Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 1 15 15
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 15 15
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 30 30
Total Work Load     172
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     5,73
ECTS Credit of the Course     6



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